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Approvals & Standards

Learn more below about the worldwide approvals and standards Western Global products adhere to.

Australian standard for steel tanks for flammable and combustible liquids. 

Australian standard for the storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids. 

British Standard for oil burning equipment – carbon steel storage tanks – specifications.

International convention for safe containers – 1972.

DET Norske Veritas standard for certification of offshore containers.

European standard for offshore containers - design, manufacture and marking. (The requirements for design, testing and production of offshore containers in EN 12079 are directly based on DNV standard for Certification 2.7-1.)

Netherland Standard BRL-K744:2013; Metal UN IBC non-stationary and mobile storage and delivery installations of up to 3 m³ aboveground unpressurized storage of liquids and control and its maintenance.

National Fire Protection Association: Flammable and combustible liquids code applicable in the USA.

Pollution Prevention Guidelines (PPG 2) are applicable for the aboveground oil storage tanks, and based on relevant legislation and reflect current good practice and guidelines intended to help reduce oil pollution from above ground tank installations.

Approval for storage of drinking water. 

Department responsible to serve the public interest for developing regulations, policies, programs and services to promote safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible transportation in Canada. 

The USA / NA Recognized Standard for Safety: steel aboveground tanks for flammable and combustible liquids.

The Canadian acceptable standard for shop fabricated steel aboveground tanks for flammable and combustible liquids.

The United Nations approved international standard on design, manufacture and use of intermediate bulk containers for the transportation of dangerous goods. The UN IBC 31A/Y is applicable to the use of specially fabricated steel tanks that allows the legal transport of dangerous good by road, rail and sea, packaging groups II & III. 

Carriage of dangerous goods by sea is regulated in order reasonably to prevent injury to persons or damage to ships and their cargoes. Carriage of marine pollutants is primarily regulated to prevent harm to the marine environment. The objective of the IMDG code is to enhance the safe carriage of dangerous goods while facilitating the free unrestricted movement of such goods. 

Flemish environmental regulation; Chapter 5.1 for oil or petroleum products.